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Welcome ToSusan Leone Habitats

Luxury Real Estate Specialist

Marketing Connecticut Real Estate at the Highest Level SM

The Susan Leone Advantage

Whether buying or selling luxury real estate in Fairfield County Connecticut or Westchester County New York, Susan Leone Habitats is the premier Luxury Real Estate Specialist, the one you will trust to make selling your current property or moving into your dream home a reality. Susan Leone represents discerning clients in Westport, Darien, New Canaan, Easton, Fairfield and Rowayton, to name a few of the Connecticut towns Susan serves, as well as Rye, Larchmont, Harrison, and Mamaroneck, New York.

Working with Susan Leone Habitats ensures that selling a major asset, or buying your dream home, is executed to the highest professional standards. Creating long-lasting relationships with a cultured clientele is her forte. Susan Leone has the business acumen, experience and savvy to make buying and selling real estate stress-free. When you work with Susan, it's a partnership. You and Susan Leone Habitats.

Susan's business and negotiating expertise, market wisdom, resourcefulness, industry connections, integrity and passion for real estate are some of the personal attributes that have helped Susan's discerning and sophisticated clients achieve their real estate goals. Susan Leone makes the real estate process pleasurable, because she treats each client with the utmost care and discretion. A consummate real estate professional, Susan has earned the trust of and referrals from delighted clients.


"Some of my colleagues and clients say I have moxie and commend me for my vigor, verve, passion for my work and integrity. I am resourceful and tenacious and am here to partner with you to make buying or selling your next property as streamlined and pleasurable an experience as possible. Creating and executing a customized marketing plan for each property is exciting, and I know how to deal with roadblocks that may crop up along the way. I have the industry connections and knowledge to solve issues and move the process forward to a successful conclusion for the buyer and the seller. I get results, and that makes all the difference. You can call it the Susan Leone difference."

Building trust. One relationship at a time. Testimonials

“As an owner of a company with a global reach, I have a good sense for excellence. Susan Leone is a professional marketing executive. She has the ability to guide the homeowner in establishing a fair market based home value. Susan positioned our home throughout social media, real estate publications and other creative avenues to...

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Hugh M.

“When anticipating the sale of our home… I met with 3 realtors whom I felt were the most successful in town. Susan was the one who stood out. I felt the presentation materials she offered were superior and Susan, herself, had something a little extra. They were all impressive but Susan had an aggressive edge...

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Bill M.

“Susan is so wonderful to work with. She is knowledgeable, friendly and hard working. I have used her for both the sale and purchase of homes, and I couldn’t be happier. I highly recommend Susan.”...

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Peter T.

“I interviewed 3 agents to sell my property…I met with Susan and we reviewed all the information she had gleaned about the property and the local market. Based on our review, she said that there wasn’t much on the market in our price point. Therefore she recommended we list the property as is for a...

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Donna F.

“Susan is an accomplished professional. Very detailed and meticulous in the level of research she brings to the client relationship. She knows her markets and is well read and knowledgeable on all issues related to residential and investment transactions.”...

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James D.

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